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El Estoque

It’s a date: September 2017


Sure, I’m free that day, what do you want to do?

School is back in session, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on some entertaining events around the area. Take a break from studying and try out these activities.

Every Saturday of September: Free Summer Yoga Series with LuluLemon

Time: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Location: Santana Row Park across from Left Bank Brasserie

Bring your yoga mat to Santana Row and break a sweat with an outdoor morning workout. The yoga class, hosted by Lululemon, focuses on creating mindfulness and mental clarity through various exercises.

September 16: Bark in the Park

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: William Street Park

Calling all dog lovers to San Jose’s Bark in the Park, the largest dog festival in the U.S. Humans and canines alike can participate in contests such as the Dog Costume Contest and Dog/Owner Look-Alike Contest, and enjoy delicious food and specialized dog treats.

September 16-17: Annual Garage Sale

Time: all day

Location: Cupertino

Have some items you’ve been meaning to get rid of? Give them a better home and earn some cash by participating in the Cupertino city-wide garage sale. Register early to have your location added to the city wide map.

September 23-24: ‘The Sleeping Beauty Suite’

Time: 6 p.m. (Sept. 23) and 3:30 p.m. (Sept. 24)

Location: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Enjoy a shortened rendition of the ballet “Sleeping Beauty,” performed by the Bayer Ballet Academy and set to the music of Tchaikovsky and the choreography of Marius Petipa. Tickets are available at for $28-38.

September 27-28: RoboBusiness 2017

Time: 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Location: Santa Clara Convention Center

Interested in learning more about the global robotics industry? Stop by the two-day expo to network with industry professionals, participate in Q&A sessions with presenters and witness product unveilings from over 100 exhibitors.

September 30: Diwali Festival

Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: Memorial Park

Come out to Memorial Park for an early celebration of Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights. This free event commemorates intercultural understanding through dance, arts and crafts, food and music.

About the Contributor
Jennie Chen
Jennie Chen, Staff Writer
Jennie Chen is a senior and third-year staff writer on El Estoque, and has previously served as the beats editor and the PR editor. In her free time, she enjoys reading various articles and blog posts.
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